Kotadeniyawa child killing: CID takes charge of investigations

Kotadeniyawa child killing: CID takes charge of investigations

Kotadeniyawa child killing: CID takes charge of investigations

Written by Lahiru Fernando

16 Sep, 2015 | 8:52 pm

The Criminal Investigations Department has taken charge of investigations into the brutal molestation and murder of four-year-old Seya Sadewmi in Kotadeniyawa.

According to the Police Media Unit, the investigation was entrusted to the CID on the orders of the Inspector General of Police. The Police Media Spokesperson noted that, although statements have been recorded from 15 persons over the rape and murder, no credible information has come to light to assist police to close in on a suspect.

Police are also following a DNA lead using two strands of hair that were found on the child’s body.

Seya Sandewmi, who would have celebrated her fifth birthday on September 16, was molested and murdered on the September 12 and was laid to rest on Tuesday, September 15.

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